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Kalsa is an app that lets you save and invest with friends.

The Details

Kalsa is an app that helps friends and family grow their money together for things like trips, weddings, the down payment on a home, and even retirement. 

We make it easy for you to create, share, and track financial goals with the people you care about. You can even chat and send money natively within the app. 

The money you put to work in Kalsa is protected for up to $1,000,000 through the Canadian Investment Protection Fund, and we use bank-level encryption to secure your data. Best of all, investing with Kalsa is Free.

The Founders

  • Daniel Nieto is Co-founder & CEO at Kalsa. Prior to Kalsa, Daniel honed his 10,000 hours in roles ranging from accounting and tax structuring, to hedge funds and venture capital. 

  • Yiwei Yao is Co-founder and CTO at Kalsa. Yiwei graduated from the University of Waterloo with a System Design Engineering degree. Yiwei's professional experience has focused on implementing process automation and software design at large Canadian financial institutions.

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